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Alan B. Rivera


Policy Fellow

ALAN B. RIVERA (he/him/his) is a second-year Master of Public Policy student at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs. An incoming Policy Fellow within the UCLA LPPI Research Department, his interests include policy analysis and evaluation, economic development, as well as civic behavior. 

Prior to graduate school, Alan worked as an editorial assistant at City News Service, a Los Angeles-based news wire service covering Southern California, for nearly four years. He was a staff writer and copy editor of the student newspaper at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona while pursuing his bachelor’s degree.

Alan’s experience as the son of Mexican immigrants inspired his interest in government, politics and public policy, as well as the pursuit of just immigration reform. Alan is a proud native of Orange County, California.